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Montagnard Transport to Phnom Penh Begins

The first of nearly 400 Mont­agnard refugees from a UN camp in Ratanakkiri province were airlifted to Phnom Penh Saturday as the UN put...

US Embassy Rejects Rainsy’s Graft Claim

The US Embassy lashed out Friday at claims by opposition leader Sam Rainsy that food recently donated to Cambodia by the US through the...

Officials See Significance in India’s KR Offer

While it likely has few practical applications at this point, Indian Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vaj­payee’s offer of an Indian judge for a non-UN-sponsored...

Observer: VN Offering Cash For Refugee

Vietnamese agents are reportedly offering Cambodian officials in Mondolkiri province a “large sum” of money to turn over jailed Montagnard refugee Y Hung, who...

Minister Says Montagnards Not Refugees

Vietnamese Montagnards fleeing into Cambodia are not refu­gees and will not be given asylum here, Foreign Minister Hor Nam­hong said Thursday following talks with...

UNHCR, Foreign Ministry To Meet on VN Asylum Seekers

UN High Commissioner for Refugees regional representative Jahanshah Assadi is expected to meet today with Foreign Affairs Minister Hor Namhong, amid growing concerns that...

VN Connection Seen in Asylum Seeker’s Arrest

sen monorom, Mondolkiri prov­ince - Nhi Neung speaks freely about falling in love with a Montagnard refugee who would later become her husband—a “good,...

PM Approves Montagnards’ Resettlement

The government will allow 905 Montagnards currently under UN protection in Cambodia to seek asylum in the US, potentially ending a yearlong refugee problem...

VN Presence Worrisome At UN Camp

sen monorom, Mondolkiri prov­ince - There remains a strong Viet­namese presence at the UN High Commissioner for Refugees camp here—and observers fear Viet­namese authorities,...

Montagnards’ Resettlement May Be Soon

A senior Cambodian official said Tuesday the government would give the US or any other country that wanted to resettle 905 Montagnard asylum seekers...

UN Abandons Agreement on Montagnards

The UN High Commissioner for Refugees has abandoned a repatriation agreement signed with Cambodia and Vietnam for the return of almost 1,000 Mon­tagnard asylum...

Group Details Persecution of Montagnards

The US-based organization Human Rights Watch has de­manded that Cambodia continue to offer sanctuary to Mon­tagnards fleeing what Human Rights Watch claims is the...

VN Authorities ‘Manhandled’ UNHCR Staff

Staff with the UN High Com­missioner for Refugees were told they would be kidnapped and killed, and were “manhandled” Thursday by Vietnamese authorities when...

Families Visit UNHCR Camps

Hundreds of family members are being bused in from Viet­nam’s Central Highlands to visit UN refugee camps in Mondolkiri and Ratanakkiri provinces in an...

Ranariddh: Sirivudh on Rebel List

Funcinpec Secretary-General Prince Norodom Sirivudh has shown up on a list of alleged members of the Cambodian Free­dom Fighters that Funcinpec President Prince Norodom...

43 Highlanders ‘Spontaneously’ Repatriated

Nearly four dozen Montag­nards voluntarily left a UN camp in Mondolkiri for Vietnam late Thursday in what officials with the UN High Commissioner for...

Sok An Rebuffs Annan’s KR Trial Criticism

Saying that UN Secretary-General Kofi Annan’s refusal Wednesday to return to Khmer Rouge trial negotiations “reflects certain misunderstandings of the Cambodian government’s position,” Minister...

Gov’t To Seek Handover of 9 Montagnards

As a second round of repatriation talks in Vietnam broke down Wednesday, Cambodian authorities in Mondolkiri province said they are going to ask that...

Montagnard Meeting Today

Officials from the UN High Com­missioner for Refugees are ex­pected to meet today with Viet­namese and Cambodian authorities in Ho Chi Minh City to...

US MIA Officials Search War-Era Crash Site

snuol district, Kratie province -  The stillness in this shaded, shallow valley near the Vietnamese border belies the violence that occurred here more than...

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